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Cynisca  Gray, 1844
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1125409

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAmphisbaenia  – Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenians  
                               FamilyAmphisbaenidae Gray, 1865 – Tropical Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenids  
                                  GenusCynisca Gray, 1844  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Cynisca bifrontalis (Boulenger, 1906) – French Congo Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca chirioi Trape, Mané and Baldé, 2014  
                                     Species Cynisca degrysi (Loveridge, 1941) – Sierra Leone Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca feae (Boulenger, 1906) – Ugly Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca gansi Dunger, 1968  
                                     Species Cynisca haugi (Mocquard, 1904) – Haug's Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca ivoirensis Trape and Mané, 2014  
                                     Species Cynisca kigomensis Dunger, 1968  
                                     Species Cynisca kraussi (Peters, 1878) – Ghana Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca leonina (F. Müller, 1885) – Los Archipelago Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca leucura (Duméril and Bibron, 1839) – Coast Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca liberiensis (Boulenger, 1878) – Liberia Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca manei Trape, 2014  
                                     Species Cynisca muelleri (Strauch, 1881)  
                                     Species Cynisca nigeriensis Dunger, 1968  
                                     Species Cynisca oligopholis (Boulenger, 1906) – Cassine River Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca rouxae Hahn, 1979  
                                     Species Cynisca schaeferi (Sternfeld, 1912) – Cameroon Worm Lizard 
                                     Species Cynisca senegalensis Gans, 1987  
                                     Species Cynisca williamsi Gans, 1987  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2020), website (version Dec-2019)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,   
  Reference for: Cynisca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gans, Carl  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist and bibliography of the Amphisbaenia of the world   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 289   
  Page(s): 1-130   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Reference for: Cynisca   

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